The Early Education Show

Talking the policy and politics of education and young children in Australia.

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After some shared commiserations on the likelihood of the Jobs for Families reforms becoming law this week, we go to an interview Liam conducted at Parliament House with Labor's Early Education Shadow...
March 24, 2017
With Kate Ellis leaving politics at the next election, we take some time to reflect on her legacy in the policy and politics of Australian early childhood education.   Find all the shownotes at early...
March 17, 2017
We are women (and a bloke), hear us roar! This episode we're discussing women, feminism and gender and how it relates to early childhood education in Australia.    In the News We're still fighting t...
March 10, 2017
We run down the news of the week, before tackling the recently announced changes to the National Quality Framework. You can find ACECQA's summary of the changes here.   In the News Timber's green sho...
March 3, 2017
We take a quick look at some of the news of the last week, before heading back for the second half of Liam's interview with Professor Frank Oberklaid.   In the News Vocational education: Up ...
February 24, 2017
We catch up on the recent news, including the ongoing insanity of the Jobs for Families package, before turning over to Part 1 of an interview Liam conducted with Professor Frank Oberklaid. Catch Part...
February 17, 2017
The Government has tried to force through its controversial early childhood education reforms this week - with a lot of other things attached to it. We tackle this new attempt to reform the sector, an...
February 10, 2017
Liam chats with Jenny Mikakos, Minister for Families and Children in the Victorian Government and discuss the Jobs for Families Package and the National Partnership Agreement for Early Education. &nbs...
February 6, 2017
So there was a fair bit of early childhood news during our break! We spend a catch-up episode going over all the big news, including: ECEC fees continue to riseThe NQF Review should be out soonACECQA ...
February 3, 2017
We're back for the last regular episode of 2016, with: A look back at the key events of the year A quick peek ahead to 2017 The answers to some listener's questions.   News of the Week: Australia's...
December 16, 2016

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